Collective Digital Studio

Major Euro nets pact for MCN investments

France’s TF1 Group and Italy’s Mediaset have bought into ProSiebenSat.1’s Studio71, with the German media group taking a stake in TF1’s Finder Studios, as Europe’s multichannel network market consolidates. In what’s being described as a strategic digital media alliance, TF1 and Mediaset will take stakes of 6.1% and 5.5% respectively in Germany- and US-based MCN […]

ProSieben rebrands MCN group

ProSiebenSat.1 has rebranded its MCN group Collective Digital Studio as Studio71. The German broadcast group took control of Collective Digital Studio last year and merged it with its MCN Studio 71. ProSieben said the name change comes at a critical time for the MCN as it now generates 3.5 billion views a month. The newly […]

ProSieben MCN hires ex-Buzzfeed exec

ProSiebeSat.1 Group-owned multichannel network Collective Studio 71 has hired the former head of partnerships at Buzzfeed Motion Pictures. Adam Boorstin will become executive VP, global digital distribution at CS71, which was formed when Germany-based ProSieben acquired control of US-based Collective Digital Studio and merged it with its own MCN, Studio71. In the new post, he […]

ProSieben creates $240m global MCN

ProSiebenSat.1 has taken control of multichannel network operator Collective Digital Studio and will merge it with its own MCN, Studio71. The German broadcast group said it will plough in US$83 million into the new entity, Collective Studio71 (CS71), as part of the deal, valuing the combined business at US$240 million. ProSieben will hold a 75% […]

YouTube, Vice, Maker and more for MIP Digital Fronts

Digital platforms and content companies including YouTube, Vice, and Maker Studios will be in Cannes for the MIP Digital Fronts. They will be joined by Dailymotion, AwesomenessTV, Collective Digital Studio, Machinima, New Form Digital, Screen Australia, and Vox Media at the second version of the event, which sees digital specialists showcase their wares. Screenings will […]

New players set for MIP Digital Fronts

The second MIP Digital Fronts will include the likes of AwesomenessTV, Collective Digital Studio and New Form Digital. Machinima, Screen Australia and Vox Media will also present their latest digital content wares at the event, which debuted last year during MIPTV. This year’s event, which runs from April 15-16 in the Cannes’ Palais des Festivals, […]

German MCN’s new LA talent channel

German YouTube channels operator Studio71 has launched The Mansion, an online network themed around LA culture that will feature digital talent from Europe and the States. The Mansion will feature content shot on location in LA, and is being billed as a “unique concept” that integrates YouTube stars from the US and Germany. Studio71 is […]